14 Disgusting Facts About President Thomas Jefferson’s Private Life

Maybe you’ll start liking Trump after reading this.

Sal
Sal
Feb 17 · 6 min read
Photo Credits: Virginia Magazine

1. Tainted election campaigns propagated by Jefferson

2. An Affair with a Teen Slave — Sally Hemings

3. Owned his own family?

Sally Hemings & Jefferson | Photo Credits: History 101

4. No Freedom for Sally

5. Jefferson, the family wrecker

6. Too many slaves to count

7. Hypocrisy at its finest

8. The Declaration of Independence (read: Slavery)

9. A Champion of Rebellion (unless, of course, the slaves are doing it)

10. A supporter of the Guillotine

11. The not-so-glamorous Secretary of State

12. The Master of Blame Game

13. The Clash at Mount Rushmore

14. Jefferson and the blame game of Treason: A match made in Heaven

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Sal

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Sal

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Sal

Freelance Writer. Trying to become a better person. Contact: https://heylink.me/sal_ali/

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Lessons from History is a platform for writers who share ideas and inspirational stories from world history. The objective is to promote history on Medium and demonstrate the value of historical writing.

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